Article Submission – Terms and Conditions

Thank you for your interest in having your work featured on www.blankslatechronicles.com, an initiative by Kolomkotha Media Pvt. Ltd (the “site”, also referred to below as “Blank Slate Chronicles”, “we” or “us”.) We reserve the right, in our sole discretion, to publish or not publish any work, articles, content, or other materials that you submit to us (“Content”). Before we can accept any Content from you, please confirm that you have read and agree to this Submissions Agreement (“Agreement”), which will govern any Content that you provide to us that is accepted for publication on the site:

  1. You hereby grant Kolomkotha Media Pvt. Ltd an exclusive, world-wide, perpetual, transferable license to use, print, publish, display, and distribute your submission on the www.blankslatechronicles.com website, in the print and digital versions of the magazine, and via any other media now existing or to be created in the future. You grant us the right to use your name, likeness, photograph, and biographical materials in connection with and for the promotion of the submission and any related works.
  2. You will retain ownership of the copyright and other intellectual property rights of the Content, subject to the rights granted to Kolomkotha Media Pvt. Ltd in this Agreement. You will not receive a monetary payment for use of this work. If you decide to republish the Content elsewhere, you agree to include the following disclosure: “Originally published by at www.blankslateschronicles.com.”
  3. Please understand that we make no representations, warranties, or promises whatsoever regarding the nature or level of exposure that you or your Content will receive through our site, and you agree that we have no obligation to you under this Agreement, or under any law, or in equity, in connection with any of your Content that we may use.
  4. We reserve the right, in our sole discretion, to

(a) edit the Content,

(b) supplement or co-mingle the Content with our trade names, trademarks, and service marks and with content provided by us or by third parties,

(c) remove the Content from www.blankslatechronicles.com; and

(d) benefit commercially from the Content.

  1. You warrant that the submission is

(a) an original work created by you that has not been published elsewhere;

(b) you own the copyright in the Content;

(c) the Content will not contain any express or implied statements of fact that are untrue, false, or misleading;

(d) the Content will not infringe the copyrights, trademarks or other rights of any third party;

(e) the Content will not contain any viruses, worms, malware or other harmful or destructive material; and

(f) the Content will not contain any defamatory, libelous, obscene, pornographic, threatening, abusive, harassing, or similarly unlawful material. You will indemnify and hold us harmless against any damages sustained or expenses incurred (including reasonable attorneys’ fees) in connection with any claim, action or proceeding based on an actual or alleged violation of these representations and warranties. You also understand that the site is public, and nothing of private or confidential nature may be submitted for publication.

  1. You affirm that you are at least 18 years of age and possess the legal right and ability to enter into this Agreement, or that you are the parent or legal guardian of the minor who is submitting the article
  2. You acknowledge that there is no partnership, joint venture, employment, consulting or other such relationship between you or us (each a “Party” and together the “Parties”).
  3. Submission is not a guarantee that we will publish your article. You will be notified if your submission is not right for us, but the notification may take one to six months.
  4. This agreement constitutes the entire agreement between the parties and supersedes all prior or contemporaneous written or oral agreements between them or any of their affiliates, with respect to the subject matter contained herein.

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